Kerry F. Thompson, PhD

Kerry F. Thompson Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator
Northern Arizona University
Blg 70 Rm #1A
Phone: 928-523-0712


  • Indigenous issues in Anthropology and Archaeology

Dr. Thompson is an archaeologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. A member of the Navajo Nation, Dr. Thompson’s research interests revolve around indigenous issues in Anthropology and Archaeology. Her dissertation research focused on Navajo cultural persistence in the nineteenth century. Dr. Thompson is also a lithic analyst and has analyzed assemblages in the American Southwest and Peru. Current research interests revolve around the intersection of Anthropology and Archaeology and issues of American Indian identity.